Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae (Shope) Pohl et al.
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Colonies on #1533 agar are entire, smooth, raised, and glistening.
Brain Heart Infusion Broth (BD 237500) may be used for rehydration purposes only if #1533 broth is unavailable. However, inoculation of #1533 should immediately occur to prevent a loss of plasmid.
This strain carries the plasmid pVM105 and pVM104, which confers resistance to ampicillin and sulfadiazine by coding for ROB-1 beta-lactamase, and resistance to streptomycin and sulfadiazine respectively.
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Hirsh DC, et al. Plasmid-mediated antimicrobial resistance in Haemophilus pleuropneumoniae. Am. J. Vet. Res. 43: 269-272, 1982. PubMed: 7046533